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Now accepting applicants for the 2019-20 school year, both freshmen and transfer students.


The mission of Canisius High School is to engage young men who are “open to growth, intellectually competent, religious, loving, and committed to justice.” As such, Canisius welcomes applicants from diverse backgrounds, those with unique talents and perspectives who are willing to challenge themselves.

Every application to the school is evaluated on an individual basis. Admission decisions are made on the basis of:

  • Performance on the Entrance Exam
  • Past educational performance:
    • Grades
    • Standardized testing results
    • Conduct
    • Attendance

Are you applying for 9th grade OR as a transfer student?
Please follow the appropriate steps below.

FRESHMAN APPLICANTS:

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  • We accept applications throughout the year.
  • Acceptance letters, academic scholarships, and/or tuition grants are typically mailed to applicants in late January with enrollment information.
  • If you applied after the January notification period, acceptance and enrollment information is sent on a rolling basis. 

A complete application for ninth grade includes the following:

  • Completed standardized application.
  • Transcripts/grades from grades 6, 7, and (minimally) the first quarter of grade 8. Please note there is a particular focus on core subject areas such as mathematics, English, science, reading, and history/social studies.
  • Entrance exam results.
  • Standardized testing results.
  • Writing sample (obtained when student takes the Entrance and Scholarship Exam.)

Have questions? Contact us via email or at (716) 200-0205.


 

TRANSFER STUDENTS:

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  • Download and complete the transfer student application. Click here to begin.
  • Submit transcripts.
  • Schedule your interview.

Enroll

  • Applicants are evaluated and notified of acceptance on an on-going basis throughout the year under our rolling admissions policy.

Have questions? Contact us via email or at (716) 200-0205.